Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee

The Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee is created under Wis. Stat. § 227.13 and Wis. Stat. § 440.042(1) to advise the Department on matters outlined in Wis. Stat. § 440.032(6m)(b). The Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee succeeded the Sign Language Interpreter Council as a result of 2019 Wisconsin Act 17.

Members

The members of the Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional Services. The agency may use informal conferences and consulations to obtain the viewpoint and advise of interested persons with respect to contemplated rule making. The agency also may appoint a committee of experts, interested persons or representatives of the public to advise it with respect to any contemplated rule making. The committee shall have advisory powers only.​ 


Member
​Officers
Member Type
Term Expiration
​Schmidt, Katy M.
​Chairperson
​Deaf/Hard of Hearing Member
(Graduate of a residential school for the deaf or hard of hearing)
​5/1/2023​
​Conine, Pamela Sue M.​
​Vice Chairperson​Interpreter Member​5/1/2023
DeMeyer, Leslie
​Secretary
Intepreter Services Member
​5/1/2023
​​Fox-Wheeler, Lindalu​
​N/A​​Deaf/Hard of Hearing Member
(​Graduate of a private or public school, that is not a residential school for the deaf or hard of hearing)
​​​5/1/2023
​Yorot, Cailin R.​
​N/A
​​​Interpreter Member​​​5/1/2023
​Vacant​​
​Deaf/Hard of Hearing Member

​Vacant



Deaf/Hard of Hearing Member
Vacant

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Member

​Vacant


​DSPS Secretary or Designee​

*Committee members serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional

Services.


 Announcements


None at this time.​​



 
 Last updated: 5/5/2021​​